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Visual Arts for Creative Self-care

Creating visual arts provides physical and mental health benefits through expressing yourself, accomplishment and satisfaction of producing a tangible art piece, and reducing stress.

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Types of Creative Writing for Selfcare

The art of handwriting is therapeutic in itself, but the creative writing process can also bring forth feelings seeded deep in your subconscious to your awareness.

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Mindfulness Activities for Creative Self-care

Why aren’t we playing anymore?  Remember the joy you had as a child doing random things in the moment that you didn’t plan out or pay for? 

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Selfcare Awareness Quiz

Answer the following questions in a journal to become more aware of your current self-care status.

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How Art Journaling Benefits Your Physical Body & Emotional Wellbeing

Ground yourself in the moment and alleviate any anxiety lingering from work.

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How to Start an Art Journal: 10 Steps to Therapeutic Living

10 Steps to Therapeutic Living

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Understanding the Anatomy of Trust: How to Build a Better Connection

No one deserves their story spread around like a virus. We need to build trust with each other by respecting ALL stories.

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Courage to be Imperfect Sparks Connections

I want to shout out my story... But I haven’t yet.  The timing has always been off. But honestly, if I had all day every day – I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t. Why? Because that’s scary shit.

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The Myth of Vulnerability

VULNERABILITY IS AT THE CORE OF SHAME.  Vulnerability is an emotional risk to exposure (showing our authentic selves) and shame is the fear of disconnection. 

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Vulnerability, Courage, & Shame: The Fear of Disconnection

Dr. Brene Brown defines vulnerability as “emotional risk exposure uncertainty it fuels our daily lives… our most accurate measurement of courage”

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